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Tragic tale of nursing mother's snakebite shocks India

Image copyright Alamy Image caption The saw-scaled viper is found from west Africa to the Indian Subcontinent A mother and her three-year-old daughter have been killed in India after the woman was bitten by a snake. Not realising she had been attacked, the woman began breastfeeding her child. Both died …

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Stabbed GCSE student refused exemption by exam board

Image caption The Highfield School pupil said he was not “physically or mentally” ready to take his GSCEs A boy who says he cannot sit his GCSE exams after being stabbed may be held back a year because his exam board will not honour his predicted grades. The 16-year-old lost …

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Trump: North Korea summit could still happen on 12 June

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump and Kim’s on/off bromance US President Donald Trump has said his summit with North Korea’s leader could still happen on 12 June, despite earlier cancelling the meeting. “We’ll see what happens. It could even be the 12th. We’re talking to them …

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Brightlingsea parents consider removing children from school

Image copyright Google Image caption Ofsted carried out an unannounced two-day inspection earlier this month Parents say they are considering removing their children from a school rated “outstanding” amid concerns over bullying. The Colne, in Brightlingsea, is part of the Thrive Partnership Academy Trust. One parent told the BBC his …

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